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1877 Biographical Directory

Taken from The Past and Present of La Salle County, Illinois
Chicago: H. F. Kett & Co., Cor. 5th Ave. and Washington St. 1877

Dayton Township

Name Occupation & Notes Township
ALDENBROOK, C. Laborer;  Wedron Dayton Township
ANGEVINE, C. Farm;  Ottawa Dayton Township
ATHERTON, C. Constable;  Wedron Dayton Township
BAGLEY, Wm. Laborer;  Dayton Dayton Township
BALLOU, Chas. Mechanic;  Dayton Dayton Township
BAHRENDS, Jos. Farm;  Ottawa Dayton Township
BEACH, A. E. Farm;  Ottawa.  Born in Conn. 1828.  To this county 1850.  He married Frances BROWER.  Children:  Frank and Flora. Dayton Township
BECKWITH, Henry Tenant;  Ottawa Dayton Township
BELROSE, C. H. Grocer;  Wedron.  Born Penn. 1845.  To this county 1864.  Married Alice CURYEA.  Child:  Alice G. Dayton Township
BELROSE, Ed Farmer;  Wedron Dayton Township
BELROSE, Frank Lives with brothers;  Wedron Dayton Township
BELROSE, T. Gardener;  Wedron Dayton Township
BELROSE, W. Gardener;  Wedron Dayton Township
BENOIT, J. B. Sec. boss on R. R.;  Dayton Dayton Township
BIGFORD, David Farm;  Wedron Dayton Township
BIGFORD, Henry Farm;  Wedron Dayton Township
BIGFORD, Thomas Farm;  Wedron.  Born Vermont in 1819.  To this county 1875.  Married Ophelia SMITH.  Children:  William; Henry; David; John; Samuel; Thomas; Levi; Jenny; Nettie, died in 1869. Dayton Township
BOCKER, Jno. Farmer;  Dayton Dayton Township
BREESE, John Laborer;  Dayton Dayton Township
BROWER, H. G. Farm;  Ottawa Dayton Township
BROWER, I. Farm;  Ottawa.  Born in N. Y. 1816.  To this county 1846.  Married #1, Mary GREEN.  Married #2, Mary SPRAGUE.  Children:  Francis; Harry; Lyle; Ralph; Carrie. Dayton Township
BROWN, Morell Farm;  Ottawa.  Born in N.Y. 1839.  To this county 1845.  Married, M. R. HESS.  Children:  Lester and Welles. Dayton Township
BRUNK, Noah Farm;  Dayton.  Born in Virginia 1828.  To this county 1855.  Married Amanda PARR.  Children:  T. L. and Cora B. Dayton Township
BRUNSON, Chas. Farm;  Ottawa Dayton Township
BUTLER, Pat Farm;  Ottawa Dayton Township
CARTER, William Laborer;  Ottawa Dayton Township
CHADWICK, W. Farm;  Ottawa Dayton Township
CHANNEL, Jackson Laborer;  Dayton Dayton Township
CHANNEL, John Merchant;  Dayton Dayton Township
CHURCH, R. Laborer;  Ottawa Dayton Township
CLANCEY, N. Laborer;  Ottawa Dayton Township
CLARK, W. O. Farmer;  Ottawa Dayton Township
COLE, L. W. Farmer;  Wedron.  Born N.Y. 1843.  To this county 1849.  Married Margaret HOGAN.   One child, Scott. Dayton Township
COLEMAN, Peter Spinner;  Dayton Dayton Township
COURTER, Wm. Farm;  Ottawa Dayton Township
CRANE, Wm. Laborer;  Ottawa Dayton Township
CURYEA, George Farm;  Wedron.  Born Illinois 1853.  Married 1877, Olive SMITH. Dayton Township
CURYEA, Henry Farm;  Wedron.  Born in Virginia 1816.  To this county 1841.  Married Mary HASE.  Children:  Clara; Sarah; Andrew; Laura; Fanny; Adelia; George. Dayton Township
CURYEA, Wm. M. Farmer Dayton Township
DAVIS, Nelson Laborer;  Wedron Dayton Township
DAVIS, Thos. Laborer;  Ottawa Dayton Township
DEBOLT, Geo. Farm Dayton Township
DEBOLT, J. M. Farm;  Wedron.  Born in Illinois 1844.  Married Emaline CURYEA.  Child, Raymond. Dayton Township
DELANTEE, Wm.    Farm;  Ottawa Dayton Township
DILLON, John Laborer;  Ottawa Dayton Township
DIMMICK, H. B. Laborer;  Ottawa Dayton Township
DONEHOUGH, M Farm;  Ottawa Dayton Township
DOUGHERTY, Jas. Rents;  Ottawa Dayton Township
DOUGHERTY, John Farm;  Ottawa Dayton Township
DUNAVAN, A. F. Dayton.  Born La Salle Co., IL 1832.  Married Emma COOPER.  Children:  Willie J.;  Jenny C.;  Herbert L. Dayton Township
DUNAVAN, F. N. Ottawa Dayton Township
DUNAVAN, G. Farm;  Ottawa Dayton Township
DUNNAVAN, G. M. Farm;  Ottawa.  Born in Ohio 1815.  To this county 1830.  Married Catherine GREEN.  Children:  Silas L.; Louisa J.; Lucian G.; Emma M.; Mary E.; Frank N.; Chas. W.; Ella B.; Cora L.; Edwin D. Dayton Township
DUNN, Jno. P. Ottawa Dayton Township
DURKEE, Edson Laborer;  Wedron Dayton Township
DURKEE, J. Farm;  Wedron Dayton Township
DURKEE, L. M. Farm;  Wedron Dayton Township
EASTAGORE, Ole Farm;  Ottawa Dayton Township
FEELY, Jas. Farm;  Ottawa Dayton Township
FEELY, John Laborer;  Ottawa Dayton Township
FITTS, Jas. C. Mechanic;  Dayton Dayton Township
FURR, Mary E. Farm;  Dayton.  Born in Virginia 1833.  To this county 1838.  Widow of Squire M. FURR.  He died 1875.  Her maiden name was Mary BRUNER. Children:  Henry B.; Alice D.; George L.; Charles; Minnie; Nettie. Dayton Township
GARVER, S. Carpenter;  Wedron Dayton Township
GOODRICH, Eugene Painter;  Dayton Dayton Township
GREEN, B. Farm;  Dayton Dayton Township
GREEN, David Farm Dayton Township
GREEN, Geo. Miller;  Dayton Dayton Township
GREEN, Isaac Farm Dayton Township
GREEN, Jesse Grocer;  Dayton.  Born in Ohio 1817.  To this county 1829.  Married Hannah RHODES.   Children:  Newton; Clara J.; Thomas; Joseph; James A.; Cora; Frank; Alvan; John; Mabel. Dayton Township
GREEN, John Farm Dayton Township
GREENLEAF, J. Farm;  Ottawa Dayton Township
GREENLEASE, Wm. Farm;  Ottawa Dayton Township
GROVE, D. L. Collar maker;  Dayton.  Born in Illinois 1846. Dayton Township
HADLEY, J. W. Ottawa Dayton Township
HALL, Jos. Farm;  Ottawa.  Born in N. Y. 1816.  To this county 1836.  Married Sarah GIRLEY.  Children:  Harriet; Frank; Henry; John; Jason; Mary; Clarance. Dayton Township
HART, Chas. Ottawa Dayton Township
HAYS, H. Laborer;  Wedron Dayton Township
HAYS, Jesse Laborer;  Wedron Dayton Township
HAYS, Wm. Laborer;  Wedron Dayton Township
HEAVNER, Wells Retired;  Ottawa.  Born Virginia 1817.  To this county 1856.  Married Elizabeth HESS.  She died 1875.  Children:  Agneline and Perry. Dayton Township
HENDERSON, A. Farm;  Ottawa Dayton Township
HEMINOVER, David Farm;  Ottawa Dayton Township
HESS, Chas. B. Broker;  Ottawa.  Born Virginia 1839.  To this county 1854.  Married 1859, Clara J. GREEN.  Children:  Jesse E. and Raymond. Dayton Township
HESS, H. H. Farmer;  Ottawa Dayton Township
HESS, L. N. Farmer;  Dayton Dayton Township
HITE, Albert   Dayton Township
HITE, David Sr.   Dayton Township
HITE, David Jr.   Dayton Township
HITE, J. Farm;  Ottawa Dayton Township
HOGAN, Pat Farm Dayton Township
HOGAN, Thos. Farm;  Ottawa Dayton Township
HUNT, M. Farm;  Ottawa Dayton Township
HOWARD, C. K. Farm;  Dayton.  Born in Maine 1839.  To this county 1853.  Married Amanda BRYAN.  Children:  Martha;  Gertrude;  Emma M. Dayton Township
HOWARD, Edward Ottawa Dayton Township
HOWARD, H. B. Farmer;  Ottawa.  Born in Maine 1828.  To this county 1854.  Married Mary STEVENSON.  One adopted child, Carrie. Dayton Township
JAKA, Jno. Laborer;  Ottawa Dayton Township
JENNINGS, J. B. Hotel;  Dayton Dayton Township
JONES, Jno. Laborer;  Dayton Dayton Township
KELLER, Chas. Laborer;  Ottawa Dayton Township
KENOBSTON, Chris. Laborer;  Ottawa Dayton Township
KEOUGH, Pat. Laborer;  Dayton Dayton Township
KERSEY, Wm. Farm;  Dayton Dayton Township
LELOR, H. School teacher;  Wedron Dayton Township
LEWIS, E. Laborer;  Ottawa Dayton Township
LEWIS, Wm. Farm;  Ottawa Dayton Township
LEIGHTHALL, J. F. Farm;  Ottawa.  Born in Illinois 1852.  Married  1876, Laura CURYEA.  One baby. Dayton Township
McATTEE, Geo. Laborer;  Ottawa Dayton Township
McATTEE, Thos. Farm;  Ottawa Dayton Township
McDONALD, John Farm;  Ottawa Dayton Township
McKINLEY, O. Farm;  Wedron.  Born in Ohio 1837.  To this county 1855.  Married Mary J. HALFIN.  Children:  Charles W.; Frank E.; Cora A.; Jelt. Dayton Township
McKINSON, John Laborer;  Ottawa Dayton Township
MAKINSON, G. W. Postmaster;  Dayton.  Born in England 1826.  To this county 1844.  Married 1847, Charlotte EVANS.  They were married in Ottawa.  She was born in 1828.  Children:  Anna; Josephine; Jesse; Charles; Lewis; Edgar; and Lottie. Dayton Township
MALLAY, Pat Laborer;  Dayton Dayton Township
METCALF, T. A. Sta. agent R. R.;  Dayton Dayton Township
MOULTON, J. B. Mechanic;  Dayton Dayton Township
NICKOLS, Asher Laborer;  Ottawa Dayton Township
OLMSTEAD, J. H. Farm;  Ottawa.  Born in La Salle Co., Ill. 1848. Dayton Township
PARR, Wm. Farm;  Ottawa Dayton Township
PARR, Thos. Farm;  Ottawa.  Born in Ohio 1814.  To this county 1834.  Married Sarah PIZLER.  Children living:  Jesse N.; Amanda E.; Joseph B.; Francis M.; William H.; Martha A. Dayton Township
PARR, Wm. Farm;  Ottawa Dayton Township
PARTRIDGE, L. Farm;  Ottawa Dayton Township
PROVANCE, Geo.   Dayton Township
PURK, Geo. Mechanic;  Dayton Dayton Township
READ, John Makes horse collars;  Dayton.   Born Penn. 1829.  To this county 1848.  Married  1855, Margaret CULLEN.  She was born 1831 and died 1877. Dayton Township
REED, Mrs. Julia Ann Farm;  Ottawa.  Born Courtland, N. Y. in 1819.  To this state 1837. and to La Salle Co. in 1838.  Married #1 in 1838, Chas. HAYWARD.  He was born in Lebanon, Conn. 1808 and died 1849.  She married #2 in 1851, Henry REED.  He was born in Erie Co., Penn. 1814.  Children:  Stella HAYWARD;  George HAYWARD;  I. HAYWARD;  and Charles REED, born 1876. Dayton Township
RHOADS, A. Farm;  Ottawa Dayton Township
RHOADS, J. Farm;  Ottawa.  Born Penn. 1823.  To this county 1858.  Married Maria WOLF.  Nine children. Dayton Township
RHOADS, J. Farm;  Ottawa Dayton Township
RIAL, Isaac Laborer;  Ottawa Dayton Township
RUMPLE, Jos. Laborer;  Ottawa Dayton Township
SAYLOR, D. D. Laborer;  Dayton Dayton Township
SHELDON, Geo. Laborer;  Ottawa Dayton Township
SIMONS, C. Farm;  Ottawa Dayton Township
SIMPSON, Austin Laborer;  Dayton Dayton Township
SNOOKS, W. Farm;  Ottawa Dayton Township
SPRINGSTEAD, C. Laborer;  Wedron Dayton Township
STEARNS, J. M. Grocer;  Wedron Dayton Township
STEVENSON, Wm. Farm;  Wedron Dayton Township
STOCKLEY, Chas.   Dayton Township
STOVER, Geo. W. Miller;  Dayton Dayton Township
STRAIT, E. H. Farm;  Ottawa.  Born in N. Y. 1841.  To this county 1857.  Married Matilda RUGER.  Children:  Chas. G.; Burton E.; Mary E.; Adalline E.  Dayton Township
THORN, Isaac Laborer;  Ottawa Dayton Township
TIMMONS, Jas. Stone mason;  Dayton Dayton Township
TOOMBS, John Sr. Farm;  Ottawa Dayton Township
TOOMBS, John Jr. Farm;  Ottawa Dayton Township
TRUMBO, M. P. Farm;  Ottawa Dayton Township
TRUMBO, O. W. Farm;  Dayton.  Born in Virginia 1824.  To this county 1851.  His wife was R. G. GREEN.  Children:  J. G. and F. R. Dayton Township
TUCKER, Byron Farm;  Ottawa Dayton Township
TUCKER, L. Farm;  Ottawa Dayton Township
TUCKER, R. R. Farm;  Ottawa.  Born in Illinois 1847.  Married Fanny RUGER.  Child:  Lydia Esther. Dayton Township
WILKINSON, John Ottawa Dayton Township
WILKIE, M. Laborer;  Dayton Dayton Township
WILLIAMS, S. W. Paper Mill;  Dayton Dayton Township
WOODLOCK, John Farm;  Ottawa.  Born in Ireland 1823.  To this county 1850.  Married #1, Mary CALLAHAN.  Married #2, Honora CALLAHAN.  Children:  Mary C. and Ellen T. Dayton Township
WOODLOCK, M. Ottawa Dayton Township
WOOLSEY, N. Farm;  Ottawa Dayton Township
WRIGHT, R. Sta. agent;  Wedron.  Born in Illinois 1850.  Married L. E. BARRETT.  One child, L. R. Dayton Township

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